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Afraid to Talk (1932)

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69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Corrupt politicians resort to murder and blackmail when a young boy accidentally witnesses them taking payoffs.
Writers
Albert Maltz (play "Merry Go Round") | George Sklar (play "Merry Go Round") | Tom Reed
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Updated Nov 17, 1932

Release date
Dec 1, 1932 (United States)

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Eric Linden
Eddie Martin Eddie Martin   See fewer
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Sidney Fox
Peggy Martin Peggy Martin   See fewer
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Tully Marshall
District Attorney. Anderson District Attorney. Anderson   See fewer
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Louis Calhern
Asst. District Attorney John Wade Asst. District Attorney John Wade   See fewer
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George Meeker
Lenny Collins Lenny Collins   See fewer
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Robert Warwick
Jake Stranskey Jake Stranskey   See fewer
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Berton Churchill
Mayor William 'Billy' Manning Mayor William 'Billy' Manning   See fewer
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Edward Arnold
Jig Skelli Jig Skelli   See fewer
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Mayo Methot
Marge Winters Marge Winters   See fewer
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J. Carrol Naish
Joe Skelli (replaced by Matt Mc Hugh) Joe Skelli (replaced by Matt Mc Hugh)   See fewer
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Matt McHugh
Joe Skelli Joe Skelli   See fewer
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Thomas E. Jackson
Deputy Benchley (as Tom Jackson) Deputy Benchley (as Tom Jackson)   See fewer
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Frank Sheridan
Police Commissioner Garvey Police Commissioner Garvey   See fewer
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Ian Maclaren
Chief Frank Hyers Chief Frank Hyers   See fewer
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Gustav von Seyffertitz
Attorney Harry Berger Attorney Harry Berger   See fewer
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Reginald Barlow
Judge MacMurray Judge MacMurray   See fewer
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Edward Martindel
Mayor Jamison Mayor Jamison   See fewer
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Joyce Compton
Alice - Party Girl Alice - Party Girl   See fewer
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John Ince
Bill (detective) Bill (detective)   See fewer
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George Chandler
Pete (bellhop) Pete (bellhop)   See fewer
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Arthur Housman
Archie (drunk) Archie (drunk)   See fewer
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King Baggot
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Joe Bonomo
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Walter Brennan
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Lynton Brent
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Ralph Brooks
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Thomas Carrigan
Burns (uncredited) Burns (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lita Chevret
Molly (uncredited) Molly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Dougherty
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James Eagles
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Jim Farley
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William Farrel
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Governor (uncredited) Governor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Granger
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Unemployed Man (uncredited) Unemployed Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lew Kelly
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William J. Kelly
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Colin Kenny
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Fred Kohler Jr.
Max - Elevator Operator (uncredited) Max - Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lew Meehan
Jail Official (uncredited) Jail Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Monte Montague
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Mike (uncredited) Mike (uncredited)   See fewer
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Old Lady (uncredited) Old Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Thomas
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William Wagner
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7.2 / 10 | 80 votes